OBITUARY

Sydney Anne Sutherland

May 16, 1942March 27, 2018
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Sydney A. Sutherland, 75, a nearly life-long resident of Rochester, passed away peacefully in Pensacola, Florida on March 27, 2018. She is preceded in death by her parents, Ralph H. and Alice M. Sutherland, and her sister, Prudence B. Sutherland. She is survived by her Pensacola relatives, brother, Jeffrey C. (Bonnie) Sutherland; her niece, Anastasia E. Parks; and her nephew, Jeffrey M. Sutherland and his family--wife, Ana M. Sutherland, and children, Jeffrey A. and Jovaney A. Sutherland, along with countless friends that were proud to call her family. Sydney was an activist in Social Justice who contributed monetarily and volunteered her time to many Charites, and organizations that she felt passionate about some of which included the Open Door Mission, Planned Parenthood, Friends of the Library, and Metro Justice. And her beloved Cornhill Neighborhood. She was a loving, generous, and dynamic woman who brought many into her fold of her friendship from her lifelong experiences that colored her personality and touched deeply everyone she knew; friends from West Highschool and college Russell Sage College and the University of Rochester and from her experience as a musician of the cello, actress in local and international theater, active member of the First Unitarian Church of Rochester, singer in the church choir, as an “Honorary Sister and Aunt”, and from her 40 years of employment at the U of R working on the editorial staff of the Journal of Pediatric Review, she became family to us all and the vibrance she shared with all of us will be deeply missed. Want to add something about glimmer glass friends and Cooperstown, skier, Service and reception will be held near her Birthday on May 18th at the First Unitarian Church of Rochester 220 S Winton Rd, Rochester, NY 14610. Donations can be made in her name to that Church.

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